An unusual blend of fact and fiction

The video contains portraits of some of the leading men in the life of Elizabeth Tudor as princess and queen. Included in order of appearance: Henry VIII, Thomas Seymour, Nicholas Hilliard, Robert Dudley, Robert Devereux (possibly), John Dee, Christopher Hatton, Philip Sydney, Francis Drake, Robert Dudley, Francis Walsingham, William Cecil, François d'Alençon, Robert Devereux again, Robert Dudley again, Walter Raleigh x 2, and finally, Thomas Parry.
Most of these get a mention in the book.
image of Elizabeth I in ruff and orange tunic top, with text
small logo with corronet and tophat linking to Goths and Toffs page
Queen Elizabeth I on book cover with white ruff and red tunic, with pearls, red hair
small logo with heart shape and quill linking to poetry index